She is a woman with 2 sons, both deceased from war and suicide. She had a hostile verbal war with Rosa Hubermann and spits on her door whenever she passes by. She hires Liesel to read to her in exchange for coffee rations and she said that she would stop spitting on their door. Frau Holtzapfel is not able to read by herself because she is blind. When Hans Hubermann helps a Jewish man, she calls him a Jew Lover.